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Gnome Dictionary Alternatives

Gnome Dictionary is described as 'This program can look for the definition or translation of a word in existing databases over the Internet or over local databases. It is extremely simple to use' and is a Dictionary in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gnome Dictionary for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is GoldenDict, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gnome Dictionary are Dictionary.com, Lingoes, WordWeb and Thesaurus.com.

Gnome Dictionary alternatives are mainly Dictionaries but may also be Translators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gnome Dictionary.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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    GoldenDict

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously.

    ⚫︎ PortableGoldenDict can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Website TranslationGoldenDict uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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    A feathery thing
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    Dictionary.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone

    The free Dictionary.com app delivers content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly a million words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No internet required!

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  3. Lingoes icon

    Lingoes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software.

    ⚫︎ PortableLingoes can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLingoes can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, v2.9.2, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Main Window (several other view types possible)
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    WordWeb

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet

    WordWeb is an international English dictionary and thesaurus program for Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android and Mac OS X. Available for download online, the program is partly based on the WordNet database.

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    Using WordWeb Pro
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    Thesaurus.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Drive - Docs

    Thesaurus.com is the world’s largest and most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.com. For over 20 years, Thesaurus.

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    QuickDic Offline Dictionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    QuickDic offline multilingual translation dictionary.

    • Multi-lingual dictionaries between many language pairs.
    • FREE, ad-free, and open-source!
    • Dictionaries stored on SD card (works offline!)
    • Create your own dictionaries.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineQuickDic Offline Dictionary can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Artha

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    Artha is a handy thesaurus based on WordNet with distinct features like global hotkey look-up, passive desktop notifications, regular expression based search, etc.. Artha may be used as a free open-source replacement to the proprietary WordWeb Pro.

    ⚫︎ PortableArtha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Aard Dictionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    Dictionary and offline Wikipedia reader.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineAard Dictionary can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    TheSage

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    TheSage is a powerful language reference system that couples a professional dictionary of the English language with multifaceted and extensive thesaurus

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  10. dictd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Client/server software, human language dictionary databases, and tools supporting the DICT protocol (RFC 2229).

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacedictd either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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